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WAW EXPO 2018: #ByHerSide

Women for Afghan Women
Event organized by Women for Afghan Women

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Women for Afghan Women (WAW) invites you to learn more about its clients, staff, and board, as well as its life-saving and life-changing work...experientially!

With seven interactive exhibits, two panel discussions on our work in the United States and in Afghanistan, open buffets and open bars, and a Silent Auction Marketplace including handcrafts made by WAW clients, and face-to-face discussions, you will engage with WAW like never before!

WAW's EXPO 2018 seven interactive exhibits include:

1. The #ByHerSide New York Community Center Exhibit
2. The #ByHerSide Afghan Program Experience Exhibit
3. The #ByHerSide Meet Our Heroes Exhibit
4. The #ByHerSide Stories from WAW Exhibit
5. The #ByHerSide Advocacy and WAW Legal Team Exhibit
6. The #ByHerSide Notes from the Heart Exhibit
7. The #ByHerSide Photo Opportunity

5:30 pm: Doors open/Registration

6:00-6:30 pm: Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, Interactive Exhibits, Live Music, Silent Auction Marketplace

6:30 pm: Food Buffet

7:15-7:40 pm: PANEL #1: The Impact and Challenges of WAW’s New York Community Center

7:40-8:05 pm: Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, Interactive Exhibits, Live Music, Silent Auction Marketplace

8:05-8:30 pm: PANEL #2: WAW in Afghanistan During Critical Times

8:30-8:45 pm: Honoring Manizha Naderi

8:45-8:55 pm: WAW Appeal and Thank You

8:55-10:00 pm: Cocktails, Dessert, Silent Auction Pick-Up, Interactive Exhibits, Live Music

To learn more about the EXPO 2018 exhibits or to support WAW 2018 by sponsoring one of these exciting interactive opportunities, please click here.

With You #ByHerSide, We Will Become Afghan Women Rising!

Your sponsorships, donations, and contributions at WAW's Expo 2018 will go a long way in ensuring we, together, will remain #ByHerSide for the women and children who come to WAW, for example:

$500 = Emergency shelter for 10 survivors of domestic violence in New York
$1,000 = Six-month stay for a client in a WAW center
$2,500 = Medical care for a woman or child
$5,000 = Legal aid for 150 women and girls
$10,000 = One year of citizenship classes for immigrant women and men in New York
$25,000 = Vocational training in all WAW centers in Afghanistan
$50,000 = Women’s Rights are Human Rights Training in Afghanistan


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